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Postwar American Television

Postwar VHF Boosters

Early Television

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Many of these were donated by Mark Nelson

Early sets had very poor sensitivity. If the set was located more than about 30 miles from a TV station, the picture would be snowy. RF boosters were often used to increase the sensitivity.

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Astatic

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Video Research Corp. made about 1946, tuning only channels 1-6. It was donated by Charles Harper of Paris, KY.

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RMS model SP-2. This booster is from 1946 or 1947, and tunes channels 1-13. It uses two 6AK5 tubes.

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Turner TV-2

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Regency DB-550

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Regency DB-410

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Blonder-Tongue B-24 2 way amplified splitter

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RMS SP-5

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Bogen BB-1

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Anchor

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National TVB-2

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Philco 45-1622

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Video Reseach Labs TVL

Donated by Chuck Azzalina

Many of these boosters were donated by Mark Nelson

Early Television